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>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we want to talk about the traffic and the weather. >> let us get down to business. we have a hurricane to talk about. we have some strong storms by this afternoon potentially. there is a front that is to our west. there is a front to our north. some warm and humid air which means volatile conditions which usually means thunderstorms by this afternoon. partly cloudy skies about monday in central maryland. -- about 90 in central maryland. >> we have a few problem starts -- spot. we have been talking about westbound i-70 past route 29. the truck fire is now out. it is off to the side and no major delays with that one. not seeing many delays. the drive * look good. -- the drive times good. we are looking at a nice ride as well. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. a to alarm fire ripped through a baltimore county apartment complex. >> it happened in essex affecting a total of 16 units. our reporter is live at the scene with more details. >> good morning. among those displaced, 21 adults and nine children. the fire started in un
this week is not so much what the feds did, but what it said, and joining us now to help interpret that and where the markets and the economy may be going next, mike cuggino is manager of the permanent portfolio funds with more than $4 million in funds, and diane swonk who is chief economist at mesirow capital. diane, they said that the financial conditions are leveling out and further financial conditions are improving further. do you agree? >> i agree. they certainly are leveling out and they certainly didn't say they were soaring ahead, did they? >> no. >> well, saying we are seeing some currents in the economy, and good news and bad news. the armageddon scenario is behind us, but we are moving into a recovery, but it is fragile at best, and that left the backdoor open to continue the quantitated easing if necessary, and expand the balance sheet, although i it would like as we continue into move into 2010 to reduce the ballness will sheet and not raise the rates for quite a while, but certainly accommodate it. >> well, what about it, mike? i think that at some point there needs to learn more. >>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >> i'll report on dogs with a special mission and the teens who train them. >> if you like studying the past and don't mind getting your hands dirty, you'll really dig my report. >> the dos & don'ts of using the internet for homework. >> i'll have the story of a hot new artist, who made it to "american idol," and he didn't even have to face the judges. >> and there's more. just ahead on "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we'll start with headlines from around the world. >> here's lauren. >> 7,000 u.s. troops arrived in afghanistan. they are the first group of 21,000 soldiers to be deployed to the region by the end of summer. their mission, to train afghan forces and strengthen their government. >> they sent us to afghanistan to get the job done and that's what we're here to do. >> reporter: u.s. troops hope to stabilize the country enough to eventually withdraw all armed forces from the region. >>> worries about finding work for the summer? well, y
to survive. the search continues for the suspects. >> howard county police tell us 16-year-old benjamin wortman died late last night. he's the teenager hit by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike down route 108 in columbia friday. he had been on life support since the accident. police say he passed away just after 10:00 p.m. last night. meanwhile, the suspect in the case, 26-year-old aaron jacob lorsong is out of jail on $100,000 bond this morning. police say he was under the influence and in possession of heroin at the time of the incident. he was arrested at the scene. >> nearly two dozen neglected pets are getting attention this morning. the dogs were removed from a home in anne arundel county. the goal now is to get them healthy and adopted. >> rescued from deplorable conditions, it is hoped these sick and malnourished dogs will recover. >> no animal should ever look la like that ever. the animal didn't ask to live with us, we picked them to live with us. i think if you want to take on that responsibility, you should fully take on the responsibility and not let it get that
simms joins us with the latest. >> that question is something police are still concerned about. they are trying to find an answer. they did have access somehow and a telling us this investigation has grown. the police probe into what happened inside of this house in the middle river and a hotel room has grown into a federal investigation. >> one of these incidents, we know, happened in georgia. we are working with the fbi on this case now. >> baltimore county police arrested 34-year-old j anjohn nicklas and his 26-year-old girlfriend shannon honea. they engaged in and found the child sexual abuse. police are trying to identify the children. >> we want to first find them and get them what they need and then bring justice to the whole incident. >> both are emergency medical technicians. they work for an ambulance company that transports patients to hospitals and nursing homes. a spokesman says these are very serious allegations. we will cooperate fully with the appropriate law enforcement agencies. the company fired both on monday for not showing up to work for two days last week
, and saying to each of us, "you can do it." >> she said it was difficult growing up without a father and credits her uncle was coming through and in praising her family. -- and praising her family. there was our sunday morning program on q&a. >> there is no one in the senate or house that is done more for human rights, civil rights, health and then senator ted kennedy. -- health than senator ted kennedy. if you look every year, there was a major bill dealing with us, having challenges in our community. senator kennedy was there. he was our champion. >> he also weighed in on the controversial rest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. -- the arrest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. the civil-rights leader called for better training for baltimore city policeman handling such a situation. -- baltimore city policemen and police such a situation. >> what a nice day today -- baltimore city policemen handling such a situation. here is what our satellite combination looks like right now. a little shower activity moves off of the beach, still around the cape hatteras area, and that is where the f
on most of the roads. this is the beltway at u.s.-40. nonetheless as yet. no problems here. that is the latest on traffic. back over to you. >> our big story this morning. the search continues for two suspects who are trying to -- two suspects who allegedly beat a 76 for all fishermen. our reporter is live with that story. >> from severe head injury. police say his wife witnessedshe tells baltimore city police racial slurs and started beating the victim, leaving him with a severe head injury. to be raised. they are handling this case as a hate crime. park in the victim's truck. are able to locate its a few they were able to apprehend one suspect. >> the suspect jumped out and fled. with the help of a local citizen, they saw where one of the suspects went and called police. >> the suspect is a 28 year old who is a registered sex offender. his previous charges including rape and child abuse. we will tell you what police associating with african- americans. reporting live, wbal tv 11 news. >> thank you. police continue to look for whoever opened fire on people in the pavilion
a family a home. >> i'll tell you how something kind of rude might be good for your health. >> the u.s. marines call it the "evening parade." but you can call it "awesome." >> a sport that tries to keep kids out of the gutter -- gets popular. >> give your friends the worst hair day of their lives. >> i'll be talking to a hot band with an unusual name. >> all that and more, so stay tuned for "teen kids news." >> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. let's check out this week's big stories from around the world. >>> president obama has been speaking out this week during a series of town hall meetings. he is trying to gain support for his plans to reform healthcare. >> if you don't have health insurance, you will finally have quality, affordable options once we pass reform. if you do have health insurance, we will make sure that no insurance company or government bureaucrat gets between you and the care that you need. >>> gearing up for back-to-school this year means greater efforts to keep kids healthy. school administrators are being given stricter guidelines to help prevent the spread o
institute >> good morning. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to cover big story in just a minute. testiculate the forecast with sandra shaw. -- let's take a look at the forecast with sandra shaw. >> it will feel like fall by next week. i am looking forward to that. as far as today, it is going to be warm out there and nice. we will not have a lot of humidity from the tropical air mass. 69 degrees in york, pennsylvania. we are dealing with a nice, dry airmass. that will continue through tomorrow. mostly sunny skies today. around 84 degrees-88 degrees. and other cool light tonight down into the 60's. we are monitoring something very closely in the tropics. i will get to that in a bit. let's check on traffic. >> we have somewhat of a busy start. in the kings' bill area, some lanes are closed due to a down the pole. we have an accident with possible lane closures in another area. watch for continued closures and due to a water main break near mlk. no word yet on when it may be open. here is a live view of the traffic on i-95 just south of the beltw
immediate yam that made barack obama ever give us an abe lincoln. for good and ill, how would history be different today if tv images had not made michael dukakis the object of ridicule and if chase had not lamb popped ford as a klutz. and teddy, truics watched him, gradually got to know him. his fears and his real concerns for others. what i discovered about the inner world of the last kennedy. i'm chris matthews. welcome. >> michele norris hosts "all things considered. bill plant from the "cbs news." and andrea mitchell covers foreign affairs for abc and howard fineman is with us. television now nonstop is a vehicle that gives us the news of the day and in many ways, it is what makes leaders and demolishes and defines the losers. television has changed history because turning points have been played and replayed and now on the internet. let's look at how things have changed in the last 60 years. communism was at one time the number one fear. tv fed that fear but also destroyed the fear amongerer. it brought live hearings into the living room. here's what the lucky few that had tv, j
make the biggest difference. here to tell us what you're doing right and how to do it better, the editor in chief at "prevention." liz, good morning. so it is the little things that can help us have a longer and healthier life. >> we all know obvious things like not smoking, exercising, eating healthily and the thing we can't control, good genes. every day behaviors can have a big impact. >> what were surprising about some of the signs you found for this article? >> how easy they were to work into your lifestyle. things that were often doing. "prevention's" readers are often doing. it is good news for many of us. >> first is being the life of the party. who knew being the social butterfly can help you live a longer, healthier life. what's the connection? >> outgoing people are 50% less likely to develop dementia, according to a major study done in sweden. they talked to outgoing people and they all said they were not easily stressed. it is about the stress hormone cortisol that affects the way our brain cells talk to each other. if we have lower levels of cortisol we have mor >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to the big stories in just a moment. first let's check on the weather and traffic. >> it is not going to be feeling like an oven. it will feel more repression out there. by next week, it may feel more like fall. mostly sunny skies today. 72 degrees downtown right now. 64 degrees near the airport. 85 degrees-88 degrees today. we do not have a high heat index today. it will be a dry heat. i have more coming up. >> good morning. we are anticipating more delays today and into the rest of the week. there are some schools in session today. route one is shut down due to some downed wires. no delays to report on the west side of the beltway. we have some delays the building here. when we thought about those in a minute. a water main break in the city near mlk. we anticipate delays around white marsh. it is getting a little bit sluggish there. we move well at liberty. back to you. >> shot and killed by police. >> it happened at a liquor store yesterday. police say they had just issued the man was wanted in the robberies
their republic i. >> being a correctional officer is very hard work. it is dangerous for us coming out every night to going home and being in the public. >> it regardless of the motive, but the president of the union that represents the correctional officer has harsh words for the person who ended the working moms life with three shots, one to the head, the neck, and the arm. >> we hope law enforcement find the perpetrator of this horrendous crime and that person be given the death penalty. >> a scholarship fund is being developed in her honor. back to you. >> thank you. local leaders are helping taxpayers save $1.6 million in an effort to close the state budget gap. gov. o'malley project for $3,100 to the state for what he says represents 10 days worth of his salary. ademac did the same as well as mike busch and others and they are encouraging other lawmakers to do the same spirit . a local politician is reimbursing the police. police officers boarded the boat until jon cardin popped the question to his fiancee anearlir this month. he reimbursed the city $300 for his use of police resources
of the grand jury system could be at stake depending on the use of certain information. >> and education alert this morning. the start of school is right around the corner. there are many back-to-school questions for lots of parents. there is a call center that is going to help ease the concerns of parents. transportation concerns will also be addressed. >> that are tucked away on the third floor of this area. staff members said answers to many of your back-to-school questions. >> is there any more information i can give you at this time? >> we a people from academics, students support, nutrition, transportation. this is a team effort for the district. any issue that a parent has, we hope that someone can answer that question. >> around this time of year, telephone calls seem to come in by the hundreds as students get set to return to the classroom. what is on the minds of people so far? >> everyone wants to know about transportation. parents with students who have special needs want to know about special education. what school of the going to? >> those who help run the call center have the mi
for us. >> they are saying that most of the filming in this case was done at the couple's middle river home. this is a story that had most of us in the media and police speechless. they were emt's charged with doing unthinkable things to children ages 2 years old to 13 years old. police believe there may be more but victim's -- more victims. >> this is gross. it is indecent. there is no other term but they felt term to describe it. >> in the story of a 34 year-old john nicklas and 26 year-old shannon honea the notion is all you can feel. it april started back on july 15. detectives were able to determine that child pornography was located inside their home here on the 9700 block -- in middle river. police seized computers and several cd's and dvd's. it was not until after police viewed the videos is when they determined that the suspects were part of the child pornography. >> they were part of the sexual acts and selling it. they were distributing it to other people. >> according to court documents the abuse involving children ages 2-13. a vast amount of prescription bottles were found
. >> it is good for the economy, good for our quality of life, good for the more sustainable future that all of us want to be able to create for the next generation. >> the governor is seeking federal approval and funding to build two new light rail projects. the 16-mile purple line would connect new carrollton to bethesda. the red line runs 14.5 miles. daily ridership is projected at 54,000. the governors' endorsement of the red line drew mixed reaction from a crowd he addressed at the rail station in west baltimore. [applause and boo's] >> the red line, also known as alternative for see, is opposed by several. >> we know that everybody is not going to like the plan. >> they are concerned the red line will divide it the corridor, opposing the single track tunnel, citing delays and possibly collisions. >> this is not a sound move by our governor. he has just put a lot of lives in danger. >> many oppose putting a port where the tracks, the ground. they say are not opposed to the mass transit the they want the red line built underground. >> the city spent millions of dollars beautifying boston backs
wesbury with us and chief economist with first trust advisers. thanks so much for being here sfp. >> thank you, maria. >> good to see you both. let me kick it off with you. bernanke for another four-year term. good idea? >> think so because we don't want to upset the applecart right here. things are still very delicate. he is a student of the depression, even before we got in this situation we knew that he would be a good man for this job, and i think the president realizes that, but the one thing i would question is he knew what not to do which was don't put the brakes on, but does he know when to take the gas pedal off? and that, i'm not sure. we'll have to see. so far he's doing an excellent job. >> that really is the key, isn't it, brian? the president re-appointing bernanke to the second term, but what is the exit strategy in how do we wind down some of the programs that the fed has in place? >> yeah, and i think one of the reasons that bernanke was a key re-appointment is that anyone else who was on the short list appeared very political and that would have been scary to the markets,
>> good morning. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will talk with sandra shaw who will tell us about whether any york. >> we have a very active weather pattern. you will need the umbrella for the afternoon during the next few days. this is a very tropical and moist air mass. instability will develop in the afternoon. scattered showers and storms today through saturday. 77 degrees downtown. partly cloudy and up to 90 before we see those scattered showers clear up. our weather pattern will change sunday morning. we will have more on that in her mccain bill in a short bit. -- hurricane bill in a short bit. >> let's check on traffic. we have an accident near st. paul. the speed sensors are looking pretty good around the area. there is a truck fire we are hearing about. we will update you on that as we get more information about it. five minutes on southbound i-95. here is a look at another portion of 95 in howard county looking very good. 95 at white marsh is checking out fine. the area bridges are looking very good. that is the latest. back to you. >> our big stor
. to fill us in on the week's top stories here's lauren. >> president-elect obama has chosen his security team. the biggest surprise - he nominated his former rival - hillary clinton - to be secretary of state. >> she possesses an extraordinary intelligence and a remarkable work ethic. >> mr. obama also announced he's nominating governor bill richardson of new mexico to be the secretary of commerce. >>> it's official -- the nation's economy is in a recession. that means instead of a growing economy, it's becoming weaker. all eyes are on washington for guidance. leaders of the nation's top car companies are willing to work for less than your weekly allowance. if the government loans their failing companies money - the ceo's of ford, chrysler, and gm say they'll take a salary of just $1 a year. >>> officials in india are blaming pakistani terrorists for the ten violent attacks in mumbai last week. u.s. secretary of state condoleeza rice is visiting the area hoping to ease tensions between the countries. >>> a surprising number of teens admit they cheat on tests. in fact, a study found 64% o
department calls the biggest case of hacking and identity theft in u.s. history. >>> brute force. disturbing police dash cam video in minneapolis prompts a federal investigation. >>> and contaminated currency. you won't believe what researchers found on up to 90% of u.s. paper money. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "early today" for tuesday, aun 18th, 2009. good morning, i'm dan kloeffler. today we begin with a credit caper. it is being called the largest case of cyber crime prosecuted in u.s. history. 130 million credit and debit cards stolen over a two-year period. according to police, it was all master-minded by a one-time government innorchlant. 28-year-old albert gonzalez, along with two unnamed accomplices hacked into the databases to steal private customer information. that data was allegedly sold online. gonzalez is already charged in another credit cyber crime and has been in federal custody since 2008. >>> although it was years ago, he cut a deal with the secret service to track down fellow hackers. prosecutors say he returned to that criminal activity, sp
crime law. police are still looking for two more suspects in this case. they could use all the help they can get. anyone with information should call baltimore county police. wbal-tv. >> police have charged four people in connection with an identity that scheme. about 100 victims have had their personal and financial information stolen. some people discovered some suspicious paperwork. they learned that residents in colombia and some other areas were victimized. they were not the only ones. >> we then discovered that today new driver's license, credit cards, and other identifying documents from victims from several states. >> the trail of a victim's runs into virginia, florida, and georgia. these suspects are all from florida. two are in jail and the others have been released. mayor sheila dixon wants information after the original indictment in january. any subpoenas issued after the indictment is an abuse of the grand jury system. personal misconduct charges that were earlier dismissed are now included in the latest indictment against her. tom >> today the obama administration gav
. the forecast is coming up next as 11 news continues right now. >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to our big story in just a minute. let's check the weather with sandra shaw. >> is hot outside. we will up to 90 by this afternoon. it is really pretty. we are in the low 70's right now. nothing major going on this morning right now. a dry air mass is over us. 87-91 today. we are well above the normal of 84. we were at 85 yesterday. tonight, partly cloudy, 65-70. by the end of the week, we will cool back down and have a good chance for showers and storms. huang that later. thus check on traffic. -- more on that later. let's check on traffic. >> take howard beshore alternate as their is a club -- take howard as your alternate as there is a closure in the mulberry area. the west side at liberty has volume building. bad a couple of other problems to mention, there is a water main break near saratoga. and the drive times are looking good for the accident. that is the latest. over to you. press and our big story this morning. the end of a political era is being f
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us 4 "11 news today." -- for " 11 news today in." >> we are starting to see a change in the forecast. this has been a slow-moving front. a lot of areas for low pressure has developed. we have seen some whitening in some areas especially on the eastern shore. -- lightning in some areas, especially on the eastern shore. 78 degrees-83 degrees is the temperature range for today. we will be " for most of today. -- cool for most of today. tomorrow it will be mostly sunny. feeling really pleasant out there. something to look forward to. over to you. >> good morning. the votes are a little slick out there. we it -- the roads are a little slick out there. some possible delays. a transformer fire on courtney road. the inner loop on the beltway, an accident is off to the side. westbound no. still shut down -- the right lane closed. a week and doing quite well of the rise. we are not seeing any delays this morning. it is slick out there. no problems to report in terms of delays. an easy ride on i-95. that is the latest. >> thank you. as washington wor
>> thank you for joining us. we will get a check on traffic and weather together. the morning commute may be better than the evening commute as far as the weather is concerned. >> yes. we are starting off with clear skies. we will have some thunderstorms this evening. let's take a look at our satellite picture right now. some heavier clouds are out to the west. 72 degrees at bwi. 77 degrees at ocean city. waking up to 75 degrees. 85 degrees by lunchtime. by dinner time, those rain showers and thunderstorms start to roll in. they start off isolated. then there will increase in their coverage. tomorrow, we will do it all over again. >> of canada. -- ok. >> the morning commute is looking pretty good so far. we have an accident in glen burnie. an alternate is ritchie highway or 97. they hope to have that cleaned up by 7:00 today. both plans to shut down. we will see if that happens. the water main break at bellaire road at plummer avenue. the alternate is going to be hartford road. northbound 83, the harrisburg expressway, an accident involving a car and a dump truck. a few things
there in the public eye. >> being a correctional officer is very hard work. it is dangerous for us coming out every night to going home and being in the public. >> she was well respected by her peers. the union that represents the correctional officers will create a scholarship in her honor. jennifer franciotti reporting. >> in west baltimore, the investigation continues into a shooting that left a man wounded. at the intersection of presman street and north fremont ave. there's no word on a motive or suspects in the case. and although county police are interviewing a woman they believe may know something after man was discovered in a car suffering from a stab wounds. this is between i-95 and ordinance road in glen burnie. the man was rushed to the hospital suffering from life- threatening injuries. the woman is not considered a suspect. >> state delegate jon cardin has reimbursed baltimore city police or the use of helicopter, a police boat, and officers to stage a proposal for his fiancee. $300 with the bill. that comes from his calculation of the karlie rate paid to the officers and cost of fuel
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> let's get a check on the forecast. >> it is going to be a hot one today. typical august weather. it is heating up. yesterday it was not bad. we hit 85 degrees at the airport. we are under a risky air quality to a downtown. it is unhealthy to breathe in. with the humidity, it is not going to feel much better. we are starting out warm in the metropolitan area. 69 degrees at bwi marshall. 63 degrees across the state line in north pennsylvania. as far as their highs today, 87 degrees-91 degrees. it is feeling more humid as the deep. -- dewpoint are starting to creep up. what does traffic look like? >> good morning. we are dealing with one early morning accident on a road. some delays and lane closures. otherwise, traffic is in the green. in nice ride as far richer drive time. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side and west side. and it is a smooth down the 895 split and fort mchenry. we are looking at a nice ride on the i-895 towards the harbor tunnel. that is the latest. back to you. >> good morning. thank you. our big
>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. >> thanks for joining us. >> today we will be dry again. upper 80's. not quite as hot as it is today. partly cloudy. 84-87. a possible isolated thunderstorms today. this is a tropical storm danny. not very organized. 773 miles east to ocean city. it is still moving in the direction of the east coast. we will be on the good side of this thing if it is a hurricane by late saturday and sunday. >> thank you. >> major roads are looking good. no delays at this time. we have some sort of closures along how offered -- harvard road due to police activity is closed. dealing with closures along utah street because of a gas main break repair. saratoga is blocked in the area of green street due to the water main break repairs. all lanes are closed in both directions. take pennsylvania asher alternates to utah. -- as your alternate to utah. this is a live view of the beltway up for the west. the delays to report on the north side. that is the late as. back to you both. >> shooting involving one of their>> police tell us a woman was inj
an investigation to see who approved the use. we have left a number of messages but so far there is no response. we are trying to track down the head of the state ethics commission. one man is dead and another hospitalized after an early- morning stabbing in college park. officers were called to check on to people in the 8900 block of rhode island ave. there is no word on the condition of the other men involved. the howard county sheriff's department is offering a $5,000 reward leading to the arrest of a prisoner that escaped custody. they have only received one tip. he was being transported thursday night when he used his handcuffs to choke a sheriff's deputy before fleeing on foot. if you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call the sheriff's office. callers can remain anonymous. a truck carrying milk overturned and we were over the scene just after 10:30 a.m.. police say the driver was making a delivery to a local wipe -- local waffle house when it put a wire and overturned. there were no injuries. a 55-year-old woman was charged of operating a boat under the influence of o
captioning institute >> good morning, everyone. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to cover big story in just a moment. let's check on the weather. >> things will be quiet today. partly cloudy skies. by this afternoon, an elated thunderstorm. -- an isolated thunderstorm perhaps. 84-87 today. a lot of moisture will get in ahead of tropical storm danny. it is 773 miles east of ocean city. we will see the greatest impact with the storm as it is offshore in the a lentic. i will have more on that coming up. let's check on traffic. >> we are dealing with a few early morning issues. an accident just before route 29. traffic is getting by westbound on i-70. take a bellaire road escher alternate to a closure on harford due to police activity. there are closures -- take bel air rhoda as your alternate to a closure -- road asher alternate to a closure on harford due to police activity. there are also closures on saratoga in utah do to water main breaks and gas main breaks. back to you. >> thank you. own. hazelwood. our reporter joins us live from police headqua
her and drove off. it's a great tragedy for someone coming to join us for worship and celebrate their spiritual life. it's a later thing. police found nor wood and his vehicle here later. he was detained for questioning. vehicles move quite fast. many know as they come and go, they need to bre very careful. accidents happen very frequency. police do not think speed was a factor in the crash. the throw men accused of killing harris are set to go on trial. the suspects have all pled not guilty in the murder. >> police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in oweings mill. investigators were called to the home. the man had died. they do say this is now a homicide investigation. police in howard county are searching for a man who was shot at a birthday party. call police with information. investigating what lead up to a triple stabbing in east baltimore. the girl, a man and woman were found suffering from stab wounds. >> firefighters are found on the scene. city fire crews are credited with recently installing smoke alarms. in east baltimore, crews new t
by the national captioning institute >> bid morning. >> thanks for joining us. -- good morning. >> thanks for joining us for a 11 news today. >> we have a very good chance, about 50% chance of scattered storms. not everyone will get the rain fall. but the storms could be intense if you are caught in them. 71 degrees at the airport. 80 degrees at ocean city. a high of 89 degrees-91 degrees. partly cloudy skies. the front makes its head way through here late this afternoon. more on all of that coming up in a bit. >> nothing weather-related at the moment. the afternoon commute could be a different story. an accident in spite of i-70. the ramp has a delay there. a water main break on falls road. in medical call coming in southbound at the fort mchenry told plaza -- toll plaza blocking lang 15. here -- lane 15. here is a live view of the mountain road area. some nice movement around the white marsh area. that is the latest. over to you. >> thank you. our big story this morning, in a little more than an hour from now, some journalists who live in prison -- imprisoned in north korea
] captioned by the national captioning institute >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to the big stories in just a minute. first, let's get to a check on the forecast. >> it was 94 degrees at the airport yesterday. 97 degrees downtown. 98 degrees in ocean city. we are still in the low 90's today. we expect some showers this afternoon. it will briefly closed down. the showers are ahead of a cold front which will change our weather pattern by the middle of the week. 80 degrees and ocean city this morning. it was 109 yesterday at one time. more clouds this afternoon and scattered showers and storms. details on your seven-day forecast coming up. >> good morning. we are dealing with an accident on 295. southbound has some enclosures and some delays. it stretches back to 100. you may want to take i-95 beshore alternate this morning. a nice ride in other areas. the drive times a looking pretty good. a 10 minute ride on the beltway. here is a live view of traffic as you are headed out on 29 south5 fell. it is inching a long -- 295 southbound.
by the national captioning institute >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we will get to cover big story in just a minute. we would give a check of the forecast right now. sandra shaw is on her way to new york to fill in for kelly. >> yes. we are going to be dealing with scattered storms in the evening hours. if you patchy clouds starting to move in. temperatures right now still 76 degrees downtown. 72 degrees at the airport. 77 degrees in ocean city. an increase in costs by at lunchtime. as far as weather is concerned, it should not impact traffic. what do you have before us? >> whether is not impacting traffic. we have a downed tree in owings mills. we will keep an eye on that to see if any delays develop. we have a water main break on southbound bel air road. automating traffic northbound which will cause some big problems -- and they are alternating traffic northbound which will cause some big problems. and an accident in glen burnie. the inner loop and out of luke are moving fine. a bit of a shot -- inner loop and outer loop are moving fine. a beautiful shot as th
>>> let us begin on this mours morning with those plans to remember senator ted kennedy. nbc's andrea mitchell is outside the kennedy compound in hyannis port. andrea, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. here at the compound the kennedy family has been standing vigil round the clock at the senator's side since he died. visitors say the mood inside is quiet, spiritual, it's emotional but it's also a celebration of the senator's life. in nantucket sound, a light chip illuminated the senator's beloved boat "mya" on which he escaped to the sea when he could barely walk or speak. >> as we remember the life and legacy of senator edward moore kennedy. >> reporter: at fenway, a moment of silence from the senator's beloved red sox. tributes poured in all day beginning with the man he all by anointed the political heir to the kennedy dynasty. >> he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >> reporter: from across the aisle and political spectrum, policy disagreements were forgotte
in connection with phillip garrido who imprisoned a young girl for 18 years. they used shovels to big up his back yard and used cadaver dogs at the property next door. they wanted to investigate whether he was linked to a string of unsolved murders in the area. >> three texas boater his an amazing survival story to tell. they were found sitting on top of their capsized catamaran 180 miles from land. they called off the search, bipeople on another boat found them. they survived on chips, crackers and a few gallons of water. incredible. >>> at the box office, the horror flick "the final destination" took in over $28 million. inglorious bast arts was second and halloween ii was third. let's get a check on the weather. >> we will see what's going on and show you we have a couple of storm systems. in the atlantic and in the pacific. we will get to that, but as we check out what's going on along the coast, showers and thunderstorms along the carolina coast. out west things are high and dry and that's a problem for the firefighters and continues to drive the good news that the santa ana winds have
in hagerstown hosted by democratic u.s. senator ben cardin. before the event, he told reporters he hoped the capacity crowd of 440 would honor the spirit of the town hall forum. >> it is not for demonstrations. it is to get information out, and we hope that those in attendance will be respectful of the people that are there and allow the questions to be asked. >> his office told us they tweaked the format to get in more questions from the crowd, a crowd repeatedly asked to calm down and be respectful, a crowd which kept cardin on the defense. >> how will you look at my children and tell them that they will have a better future? i am not going to vote for any bill that adds to the national debt. >> did the senate to change any minds? the post-game shows this crowd laughed as divided as it went in. >> center court and listen to us, but he did not hear us. -- senator cardin. >> i thought it was very well done. >> he had his mind made up before he got here. >> while some pundits have questioned the sincerity of the outrage and a genuine interest in all these town hall meetings, the numbers s
of reports of chemical issues. that is not true. >> us where rumors of the player's condition. >> there were rumors that several players were in critical condition, and that is not the case for review of the flyers were alert and to talk to arthur meighen we were able to gather information -- able to talk to us. we were able to gather information based on what they told >> taking hydration briggs and not waiting until it is too late -- >> all are expected to be treated and released. >> there is continuing coverage of the high school students injuries on our web site at you can also leave your comments about the story. >> baltimore police are investigating the city's latest,. authorities were called to the 100 block of south highland ave. there were reports of a man being shot. anyone with information should call baltimore police. the three suspects police say beat an elderly fisherman are behind bars. one of the man was a white supremacist. we are taking a closer look at hate crimes and the people who commit them. terry has the story. >> the victim is home from the hospital but b
. ♪ ave maria >> he was given the gift of time and he used that gift to right as many wrongs as the years would allow. >> while it may have posed a challenge to my physical health it propped up my emotional health because it kept my father by my bedside. >> i love you, dad. i always will. i miss you already. ♪ for beautiful >> thank you for sharing the senator and so much of his life with us. >> just a few of the memorable moments from the funeral mass and buehrle for senator ted -- and burial for senator ted kennedy. >> 11 news washington bureau reporter nicole killion has our story. >> we begin in the name of the father and the son and the holy spirit. >> family and friends of edward kennedy gathered for one last time to say good-bye. the senator's final words read in a letter, he said, to the pope just before he died. >> i know that i have been an imperfect human being, but with the help of my faith, i have tried to right my path. >> they capped off a day of farewell that through the streets of washington included an emotional stop at the nation's capitol. >> this country outpoured
. cnbcs erin burnett at the new york stock exchange to start us off. good evening. >>> good evening, brian. this jobs' number was really a test for both wall street and for main street. consumer confidence has been ticking up a little bit as of late. and stocks are up 50% from their lows in march. but all of that was based on hope that the recession is actually ending. >> reporter: with more than 14.5 million americans out of work, president obama is not ready to declare victory just yet. >> we have a lot further to go. as far as i'm concerned we will not have a true recovery as long as we are losing jobs. >> reporter: today's jobs report showed that at least the country is losing jobs more slowly. the average monthly job loss for three months was 331,000, roughly half the drop recorded in the previous six months. while manufacturers continue to struggle, laying off 52,000 workers in july, that's the smallest decline in a year. automobile manufacturing actually added 28,000 jobs as car makers reopened plants. another bright spot, health care. up 17,000. still, the drop in the unemployment
in our public life. and millions of americans, hundreds of us who were affected by his personal touch. >> he was the youngest of nine, and kennedy was at the helm of the famous family, staring them through rough waters of personal tragedy. tributes for the senator are now revealed. it is motorcade will take his body to the john f. kennedy library where he will lie in repose until friday. the funeral will take place in boston on saturday, where family and world leaders, including president obama, will honor the man and his legacy. he was remembered for his love of country, family, and to see his powerful voice tnow silenced will be one that echoes long after his death. two weeks ago, his sister, eunice kennedy shriver passed away. >> senator kennedy is remembered as one of the most influential senators of our time. president barack obama says the country has lost a great leader. >> in the united states senate, i can think of no one who engendered greater respect or affection from members of both sides of the aisle. his extraordinary life on this earth has come to an end. an extraordina
, we'll look at what is at stake. >>> send in the marines. a new u.s. offensive in afghanistan meets fierce resistance. there is an election coming. >>> a new look at breast cancer, two new studies out. how will that they affect treatment options? >>> become to woodstock, 40 years later. whatever happened to these two people? where are they now? so tune in, turn on, "nightly where are they now? so tune in, turn on, "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. it's been a long, hot summer for a lot of members of congress who might have just thought they were coming home for a mostly relaxing month-long break. instead a lot of them have been forced to work hard and talk fast. as town meetings in their districts designed to get in touch with their constituents have instead become rough outings. yesterday, the president waded in a town meeting of his own. while there were no flared tempers at that particular event, the white house is hoping to temper the talk out there and get a health care reform deal done. we begin tonight with white house
lanes of traffic and cut it down to two. they will cut us off from the waterfront. >> the governor says the light rail will be nearer and quieter. >> it would improve housing values and the desirability of neighborhoods. >> the arguments in favor of moving the red line to the will one area is to make access to one building easier. reporting live, wbal-tv. >> that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. what do you think of the city's red line light rail plan? email us your response to >> community members took to the streets last night joining police as part of a national call to stand up to crime and violence in their neighborhood. it was nationalized out. it put people in police wiwho ae there to keep them safe. >> numerous people are coming up to the officers talking to them about problems in the neighborhood. that is what we want. >> it teaches them at a young age what it is about. they note the officers are here to the us and help fight crime in the community. >> some of the events served as recruiting opportunities for baltimore police. they recei
get your christmas club card and use it... to start saving up now... and we'll add a 3% bonus to your card -- just in time to shop for christmas! yes, the christmas bonus is back! one more way to shop your way, only at kmart and sears. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >>> good afternoon everyone. president obama once ben bernanke to stay on the job. the president interrupted his vacation to announce he was appointing him to a second term. he will still have to be confirmed. we begin this afternoon with project economy. >> backtracking on a promise of a new news vacation on martha's vineyard, president obama interrupted with the news that he wants ben bernanke to stay on as fed chairman. >> as an expert on the causes of the great depression, i am sure he never imagined he would park -- be part of a team responsible for preventing another. >> ben bernanke is widely credited with rescuing the country from the economic disaster that began the next year. >> that approach with the financial sys
there was no need to taser her and her children during a traffic stop last year. >> county police used the taser and filed criminal charges against her for a rigorous six weeks ago she was found not guilty on the charges. good -- criminal charges against her. six weeks ago she was found not to be on the charges. >> i had wine at dinner, but that was it. >> it was a year ago. alicia was returning home from a family dinner when she ran through a police radar. police say she ignored their sirens. she said she could not hear it because her children were singing. she eventually did stop. she says the police officers angrily ordered her from the car. >> when he grabbed me from the car, he looked with a flashlight in my eye, and it shocked me, and my elbow not his flashlight out of his hands. >> she felt what happened next. >> of burning kind of electricity going through your stomach. i basically said, i cannot believe u.k.'s -- you tased me. they wanted me to take sobriety tests. i said no. when i said i was not going to take it, they said i was under a rust. >> she says police tried to handcuff her a
and medicaid. >> i think it is a fabulous legacy for him, and something all of us in maryland and around the country might be -- should be quite thankful for. senator ben cardin says that his skills were key to legislation that changed our nation for ever, including the civil rights act of 1964, the voting rights act of 1965, the americans with disabilities act, title 9, education reform, and increases in the minimum wage. >> these are legacies of senator kennedy. there are so many things we can look at in our daily lives where he had a positive influence. >> there are currently thousands of children enrolled in medicaid. reporting from the studio, wbal tv 11 news. >> and tonight, nbc nightly news will be extended to a full hour. it begins at 6:30. an in-depth look of senator kennedy's life and the impact he had over five decades. it is a full hour of nightly news, immediately following the newscast. >> into night's -- in tonight's project economy report, more than 200 state employees will lose their jobs. john sherman joins us with more. >> this is the sixth time this year the o'malley
for a lot of us. if enough republicans will join democrats in requiring every adult to get health insurance, is that a triumph in itself. couldn't the president say he has just one? and crazy like a fox. is the opposition exploiting that country. are screwballs calling obama kenyan doing the party's dirty work? and nahria o'donnell and yuge gene robinson. and jennifer loven and howard fineman. president's experiencing rumors about health care. this seemed to throw the president a bit off balance at a town hall. >> i have heard lots of rumors going around. i have been told there's a clause in this that everyone is mead care age will be visited and told to decide how they wish to die. this bothers me a great deal. i like you to promise me this is not in this bill. >> the -- i guarantee you, first of all, we don't have enough government workers to send -- to talk to everybody. i think that the only thing that play have been proposed in some of the bills, and i actually think this is a good thing, is that it makes it easier for people to fill out a living will. chris: this week's "wall street j
institute >> good morning, everyone. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to our big story in just a moment. let's check on the forecast. >> organize state today. we will see dry conditions for one more day. for today, it will sound like a repeat of what we have been doing all week. 84-87. a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm. there is a front that is stalled out. when we see the approach of tropical storm danny, we will see how it will affect us. but it looks like by saturday morning, it will be in our vicinity. it is more offshore. more of an impact in the area. it'll be a category one hurricane. more coming up. let's check out traffic. >> good morning everybody. let's see what is going on. harford road is shut down due to some police activity. the closure of saratoga at greenwood. yesterday it was westbound that was shut down. now both directions are closed at green street. we are doing quite well on the major roadways otherwise. 11 minutes on the southbound i- 95. here is a live view of traffic in the area. so far so good both northboun
will be hearing from senator mikulski shortly, but the junior u.s. senator also released a statement saying i served for two years on the judiciary committee and i consider him one of the most remarkable leaders of our generation. i have lost someone who does been a mentor and one of my heroes. sheila dixon led a moment of silence before today's board meeting. she later spoke about his impact on the people of baltimore. >> his contribution in making sure that the country is open to justice and equality, he was a voice in some cases alone to provide opportunities for many people. we benefited as a result of that. >>> there is much more on the legacy of ted kennedy on our web site. you can hear more reaction from around the world and view of his life in picture is to his life as the senator of massachusetts. there is also a look back at the legacy of the kennedy family. it is all on the homepage of >>> before we go -- are going to go to our project economy report? we are going to get barbara mikulski in now. we appreciate you joining us. your reaction on his passing. >> first of all
president bill clinton is once again on the world stage for u.s. supremacy. good afternoon. i am mindy basara. the husband of the nation's top diplomat is in north korea to negotiate the release of two jailed american journalists. the international standoff over the countries nuclear program. >> former president bill clinton is not only in north korea, but in direct meetings with the country's reclusive leader, kim jong il. even the north korean experts in south korea, the objective behind a surprise visit is no surprise. >> the fact that he is going there to north korea probably means that they have already made the arrangements for the release of the two reporters. >> the two reporters, laura ling and euna lee have been in custody since march. there were convicted last march on charges of spying. each was sentenced to 12 years of hard labor. although the white house calls it a private visit, the former president will reportedly bring up other issues that divide the two countries. >> it could be a very significant opening in breaking this downward cycle of tension and recrimination be
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us 4 "11 news today." >> this is a check and a forecast. -- on your forecast. >> we have some thunderstorms this afternoon. there is a front that is bringing the showers and storms. i want to bring your attention to the mid-tennessee valley where you see a lot of intense weather. some more heavy downpours associated with the system that dumped 6 inches of rain in one hour. that is going to our south. the front that is going to give us our showers is to the north and the great lakes. 70's across the board and going up between 87-91. showers and storms a role in this afternoon. ro ll -- roll in this afternoon. what does traffic look like? >> is on the business side. there is some -- a vehicle fire that has been put out on the harrisburg expressway and there is a problem in road ru -- route 1. a water main break to watch for. that is at falls road. road repairs continue in that area. here is a live in view of traffic. the white marsh area is running smoothly so far. no delays down in howard county. a pretty smooth the ride on the north side o
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